DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.5.1243

A Web-Based English Teaching Module on the Administration of Electroencephalography-Based Neurofeedback Training for Chinese Students

Liping Zhang

Abstract


This paper aims to realize the administration of electroencephalography (EEG)-based neurofeedback (NFB) training for college English teaching and learning. For this purpose, a web-based NFB training system was developed, consisting of training devices, schedules, environment, operations and troubleshooting. Then, the system was applied to English teaching in a college. During the 10-week training period, the 19 participants received 20 sessions of NFB training, and filled out questionnaires before and after the training on their English learning ability. Besides, the participants were divided into the test group and the control group, and subject to pre- and post-test experiment. The results of the experiment reveal that the NFB training is involved in the enhancement of English learning. The proposed module is the first-ever web application supporting the entire process of NFB training for college students, and offers an alternative intervention strategy for college English teaching.

Keywords


Neurofeedback (NFB) Training, Web-based Module, Electroencephalography (EEG), English Teaching

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Supporting Agencies

This work is supported by Social Science Planning Research Project of Shandong Province (grant no. 17CYYZ01).



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